Titusville, Florida UFO Sighting

Sighting Basics

Case Number 81674
Date of the Sighting 2017-01-19 20:15
Date Submitted 2017-01-22 22:25 (Reported 3 Days Later)
Time Zone America/New York
Source MUFON
Summary Close, horizontal, meteor like streak,yellow/green color, just before disappearing you could see a form shrouded in the bright meteor like light.
Tags ufo light

Sighting Location

City Titusville
Region Florida
Coutntry United States
Latitude 28.61587
Longitude -80.80652
The latitude and longitude presented here is an approximation to protect the reporters identity

Sighting Specifics

Viewing Distance 501 Feet – 1 Mile
Alititude 500 Feet or Less
Sighting Duration 00:00:03
Object Features Patterned Surface
Object Flight Path Straight-line path
Object Shape Oval

Weather Details

Max Temp 77°F / 25°C
Mean Temp 65°F / 18°C
Min Temp 53°F / 12°C
Max Visibility 7 Miles / 11 Kilometers
Mean Visibility 7 Miles / 11 Kilometers
Min Visibility 7 Miles / 11 Kilometers
Conditions No Abnormal Weather Conditions

Sighting Statistics

• There have been 4210 other sightings in Florida
• There have been 18 other sightings in Titusville
• There have been 109 other sightings near Titusville
• There was one other sighting in or near Titusville on 2017-01-19

Sighting Details

My husband and i were in the viewing bleachers for the launch of the atlas v rocket carrying a missile detecting satellite on Jan 19, 2017. we were in a launch delay. i was standing in the bleachers and others were sitting. i was staring a the sky as i had heard that UFO’s sometimes are around launches. i was looking towards the east and suddenly i saw a extremely bright yellow/green light and it was wide, and it was close, it was horizontal to the ground, and it streaked by us. i yelled “look” and people in the stands caught a glimpse. i was so fast that many missed it, but some didn’t. the woman behind me who was sitting down and just caught a glimpse said it was a meteor, i said no there was something in it. just before the yellow/green steak of light vanished, for a fleeting bit of a second i saw part of something metallic, it had a seam, and a shape that was rounded. but the yellow/green light obscured all but a small part of the object. i know what i saw and there was definitely something in that light. the launch was scrubbed by the way due to a wayward aircraft in the flight path of the rocket so we all got on the buses and left. but i was still filled with excitement as i believe that was a UFO. I checked the web and cannot find any record of a meteor on that night.

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